GLSA-202009-06 : GNOME File Roller: Directory traversal

Low Nessus Plugin ID 140561


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202009-06 (GNOME File Roller: Directory traversal)

It was discovered that GNOME File Roller incorrectly handled symlinks.
Impact :

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All GNOME File Roller users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/file-roller-3.36.3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 140561

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202009-06.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2020/09/14

Updated: 2020/09/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 3.9

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:file-roller, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/09/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/04/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-11736

GLSA: 202009-06